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Fans permitted at NASCAR's August race in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Motor Speedway will allow fans in the grandstands and suites for the Aug. 2 NASCAR Cup Series race.

Fans will be subject to social distancing requirements and additional health and safety protocols. New Hampshire Motor Speedway's modified protocols will include social distancing in the grandstands and concession lines, limited guests in suites and infield admission for race team and operational personnel only.

The race originally was scheduled for July 19 and was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

"Holding New England's premier NASCAR race this summer here in New Hampshire has always been a priority," New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said in a statement. "While the stands will not be as full as they usually are, we are proud to be able to hold an in-person viewing experience for NASCAR fans."

Sununu tweeted that the speedway, located in Loudon, could operate at up to 35% capacity in the grandstands.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.